Dr. A. J. Swoboda is a professor, author and pastor of Theophilus (theophiluschurch.com) in urban Portland, Oregon. He teaches theology, biblical studies, and Christian history at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, as well as LIFE Pacific College and New Hope Christian College. Previous to this, A.J. served as a campus pastor at the University of Oregon. His doctoral research at the University of Birmingham (U.K.) explored the never-ending relationship between the Holy Spirit and ecology. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion and the Society for Pentecostal Studies. Finally, A.J. is the author of Messy: God Likes It That Way (Kregel) and Tongues and Trees: Towards a Pentecostal Ecological Theology (JPTSup, Deo). You can follow him on Twitter @mrajswoboda.